20 Most Recent Uniden BCT8 Base Scanner Questions & Answers

Turn the scanner off, then hold down the 2 , 9 and HWY (State) button....all three at the same time and then turn the scanner back on. This does a full reset to factory settings.

with radio off, press and hold 2, 9, & hold button, then turn on and hold all three for at least two seconds to reset.

With the scanner off, firmly hold down 2+9+State at the same time while turning the scanner on. (You may have do it several times) When you see (Clear)
its reset.

Uniden BCT8 Base... | Answered on Jan 04, 2014

turn off scanner hold down the state/highway the number 2 and 9 then while holding the 3 buttons turn your scanner back on while holding the state/highway, 2 and 9 buttons if you did everything correct you will see a clear message show up and about 2 seconds later hear a beep

Uniden BCT8 Base... | Answered on Dec 24, 2013

Just program 0.0 (zero point zero) into a channel to clear the existing frequency. Also, programming a new frequency into a channel will overwrite/delete the previously programmed freq.

Bill B

Uniden BCT8 Base... | Answered on Jan 05, 2013

Read the manual, go through each step after you find out what trunking system they use in your area. Without knowing the trunking type you are lost. Radio reference.com can help you find out.

Uniden BCT8 Base... | Answered on Mar 08, 2012

For a comprehensive database of active frequencies and systems in your area, visit:


The site above will let you know the type of trunking systems that's in use. If your police department is using a digital trunking system the BCT8 will not be able to monitor it.

Bill B.

Uniden BCT8 Base... | Answered on Jan 01, 2012

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